Robert M. Schechter

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Robert Schechter is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and a member of the firm’s Corporate, Commercial and Business Law Department. With concentrations in corporate compliance and organizational and financial restructurings, Robert approaches client needs from a global business strategy perspective. His practice involves the representation of parties with both domestic and cross-border interests and investments, including parties subject to data privacy and cybersecurity requirements, as well as stakeholders in both in-court and out-of-court business finance, corporate compliance and bankruptcy matters such as secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, debtors and sellers and purchasers of assets. 

Prior Relevant Experience
  • CNN, New York, New York, Associate Producer, 2000–2004
  • Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., Morristown, New Jersey, Summer Associate, 2004
  • The Honorable William H. Pauley III, Unites States District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York, Judicial Intern, Fall 2004
Honors and Awards


  • Media Financial Management Association


    Pace University, Cybersecurity Advisory Board Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Health Care Committee, Communications Manager
  • Monmouth Bar Association, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Committee, Chair
  • Monmouth Bar Association, Diversity Committee, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • NY Institute of Credit
  • Turnaround Management Association - NY (TMA)
Speaking Engagements
  • “Chapter 11 and Creditors’ Committees Overview,” MFM/BCCA Media Credit Committee, March 2021. 
  • "Information Security 2021: Real Threats & Practical Preparedness," Monmouth Bar Association Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Committee Webinar, March 4, 2021.
  • "Best Practices With Respect To Data Privacy And Cybersecurity For Attorneys," Monmouth Bar Association Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Committee Seminar, October 25, 2018.
  • "Best Practices In Managing Vendor Access To Confidential Data," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 3, 2018.
  • "Corporate Governance and Cross-Border Business: Bureau of Economic Analysis Reporting Requirements and Data Protection," Society for Corporate Governance Middle Atlantic Chapter 2017 Fall Conference, Washington, DC, October 3, 2017.
  • "2017 U.S. Department of Commerce Mandatory BEA Reporting Update," CFO Rising East Summit, Boston, MA, March 22, 2017.
  • "Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Certain New Foreign Direct Investments in the U.S. in 2016 Explored!” The Knowledge Group Webinar, October 19, 2016.
  • "PorzioCS Webinar: Regulatory Compliance Program for U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis Mandatory Reporting Obligations," Porzio Compliance Services, LLC Webinar, May 27, 2015.
  • "New Jersey Bankruptcy Practice Overview," Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. Continuing Legal Education Seminar, March 29, 2011.
  • "Operational Issues and National Provider Identifiers," New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Tenth Annual Hon. William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, May 2008.



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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2005
  • New York, 2007
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2005
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2007
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2009


New York Law School, New York, NY, J.D., cum laude, 2005

  • Executive Case Comments Editor;         Member, New York Law School Law Review, 2004–2005; 2003–2004
  • Member, Center for Professional Values and Practices, 2003–2005
  • Justice John Marshall Harlan Scholar


Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A., 1996

Contact Address

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Phone: 609.924.8555

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